Car rentals in Paros: All you need to know
A Paros car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of the region has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Paros. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Paros?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Paros has to offer. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Paros?
In Paros, CarRentals.com has a few car rental providers to decide from, like Enterprise. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Paros?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Paros. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Groups with luggage and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for maneuvering around big cities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Paros?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Paros is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to go over the supplier's terms to find any additional charges is before you book your vehicle.
Does Paros require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Paros or the rest of Greece, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance with the rental supplier.
The major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will typically offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Paros.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Paros.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that Paros offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Paros. Read the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Paros adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over the vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Paros car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Paros has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Paros.